Everything You Need to Know About CoolSculpting

Who doesn’t want a slim and sleek body? A lot of people head to the gym to get rid of excess weight they carry. However, even after spending hours in the gym, some people still can’t let go of their love handles. If the same is the case with you, then all you need is an effective way to lose all the excessive fats from your body. Luckily, many aesthetic treatments can instantly make your dream come true. One such procedure is Coolsculpting in Dubai. It can help to remove your excess fat pockets in a session or two depending on the amount of fat you want to get rid of. With this procedure, you can easily achieve your desired body shape in no time.

CoolSculpting: What is it?

CoolSculpting, also known as cryolipolysis, is an aesthetic procedure that uses the technique of freezing to scrap away extra fats from a patient’s body. It’s a non-invasive procedure that can remove fat pockets from your desired body parts that are not removed through exercising and diet. Being a non-invasive procedure, it doesn’t require any surgery cuts, scars or anesthesia and it’s less risky than liposuction.

This technique of fat removal was approved by the FDA in 2010; ever since its effectively being used to remove stubborn pockets of body fats that don’t seem to go away. This technique was developed after observing the effect of frostbite on fat cells. Fat freezes at a temperature higher than needed for the skin and other cells to freeze.

How CoolSculpting Works:

During this treatment, your doctor will use a cryolipolysis device to freeze the excessive fats from those parts of your body that you want to remove. They use this hand-held device to freeze the fat cells and break them. Even if a fat cell freezes, it eventually dies leaving the surrounding tissues and cells unaffected. With time, the dead fat cells gradually flush out from your body via the lymphatic system.  

However, during the procedure patients may feel some pulling and pinching. Overall, the whole process is almost pain-free. To get rid of these sensations and broken fat cells, the doctors immediately massage the treated areas after the session. It usually helps your body to absorb the broken fat cells.

A single session of CoolSculpting can take from one to three hours and during the treatment, you can do whatever you want. Patients usually listen to music, read a book or work on their laptops while getting rid of their excessive fats.  

Usually, CoolSculpting doctors use it for the following areas of your body as the fat from these don’t tend to go away:

  • Upper and lower regions of your abdomen.
  • Flanks or love handles.
  • Inner and outer parts of thighs.
  • Double chin.
  • Fat on the Back & Chest area.
  • Banana rolls.

Risks Involved with CoolSculpting:

CoolSculpting is a pain-free procedure that is relatively safer than other conventional fat removal surgical procedures. However, this technique isn’t for everyone, you should discuss your medical history with your aesthetics expert before opting for this procedure. People who have loose skin, cold urticaria, cryoglobulinemia, poor skin tone or paroxysmal cold haemoglobinuria aren’t suitable to get this treatment. Because of such reasons, experts at clinics for plastic surgery in Dubai do a thorough medical examination before performing this procedure.

Some other risks include:

Sensation of Tugging:

During the process, some people may experience a sensation of tugging when the doctors place the fat roll between the cooling panels on their bodies. This sensation usually lasts throughout the procedure.

Feeling Pain, Stinging or Aching on the Treated Area:

This is a common side-effect of CoolSculpting that patients complain of pain, stinging sensation of aching in the area where the doctors perform the procedure. This sensation can take one to two weeks to go away.

Temporary Redness, Swelling, Bruising and Sensitivity of Skin on the Treatment area:

Another common side-effect of this procedure is temporary redness of the skin, swelling, formation of bruises and skin sensitivity in the treatment areas. The cause of these side-effects exposure to higher temperatures.

Paradoxical Adipose Hyperplasia:

It is a very rare but serious side-effect of coolsculpting. This issue usually arises in men. Because of this side effect, the fat cells grow in size rather than breaking down. The exact reason behind this effect is still unknown. The patients showing this side-effect have the size of their treated areas increased rather than reducing in size. Even though this effect is painless, it still appears unpleasant.